Technology has never been more vital to supporting aging parents at home. The number of Americans aged 65 and older will grow from 48 million to 88 million by 2050 and almost 70% of that population will need care at home. Most older adults want to age at home and with a growing shortage in home care workers and the cost of care increasing, technology will bring about new solutions to the long-term care crisis in the United States.

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Family First Home Companions has been nominated for the Bethpage Best of Long Island business award.  The Bethpage Best of LI contest is a roadmap to the best, top-notch businesses and services throughout both Nassau and Suffolk counties, as chosen by the residents and patrons who rely on them, every single day.  

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“You can be young without money, but you can’t be old without it”, Tennessee Williams.  This quote has never been truer.   People are living longer thanks to advances in medicine and technology however, the human body does not always allow the person to live longer and manage their daily activities alone.  This is where long…

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Introducing the topic of help at home to aging parents can be challenging for adult children. Many older adults find the idea of having a stranger coming into their home to be very distressing.  There are many reasons why older adults are apprehensive including the trust factor, the fear that bringing in help would mean…

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Home Care Services in NY - Simple Beginnings

There are many assistive devices that help seniors with safety at home and can do the monitoring and supervision on an automated basis. These devices will also allow family members to check-in on their loved ones remotely and ensure their aging parents’ safety during times when they cannot be there.

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Sundown Syndrome is a phenomenon that causes a person with dementia to become anxious, agitated, restless, and moody in the late afternoon or early evening when the sun starts to go down.

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Elder care in Garden City NY: Seniors Communication Tips

Should you risk a caregiver to visit your loved one during the pandemic? The answer is yes but be sure to take precautions. Learn more here.

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Family First Home Companion: Survey

Family First Home Companions, a home care company serving older adults in Long Island and the Boroughs, gives its home care workers a 15% pay boost to thank them for their bravery and dedication to their clients during the pandemic.  Islandia, NY, May 15, 2020 – Family First Home Companions announced on Friday that it…

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Family First successfully completed its very first virtual training series for its employees this past week. Topics included the coronavirus, myths and facts about the virus, how stay healthy, best ways to disinfect, and how to provide client care while social distancing. As Long Island continues to follow the New York Pause Guidelines, Family First…

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